Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 215 205
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 3106 3086 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.61% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.80% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2432 2828
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 2838 £55,000 - 216
UK excluding London +22 1549 £50,000 +5.26% 127
London +14 1503 £60,000 - 102
North of England +54 447 £45,000 +2.27% 38
South East +19 442 £52,000 +4.00% 40
North West +25 229 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Scotland +44 201 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Midlands -59 196 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Yorkshire +20 152 £45,000 - 8
West Midlands -66 133 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East of England -25 128 £50,000 +2.04% 7
South West +36 119 £44,250 +0.98% 16
North East +66 66 £47,500 - 4
East Midlands +15 62 £45,000 -3.74% 5
Wales +24 22 £49,700 +20.48% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 1084 (34.90%) Finance
2 1066 (34.32%) SQL
3 844 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
4 737 (23.73%) Analytics
5 641 (20.64%) Data Quality
6 627 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
7 609 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 600 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
9 557 (17.93%) Microsoft
10 536 (17.26%) Master Data Management
11 534 (17.19%) Degree
12 523 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
13 499 (16.07%) ETL
14 497 (16.00%) Data Modelling
15 467 (15.04%) Retail
16 447 (14.39%) Project Management
17 413 (13.30%) SAP
18 409 (13.17%) Java
19 399 (12.85%) Banking
20 383 (12.33%) Oracle
21 365 (11.75%) Management Information System
22 353 (11.37%) Data Governance
23 350 (11.27%) Data Analysis
24 345 (11.11%) Big Data
25 334 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 312 (10.05%) CRM
27 293 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
28 287 (9.24%) Data Architecture
29 284 (9.14%) Computer Science
30 283 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 178 (5.73%) SAS
2 108 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 96 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 75 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 73 (2.35%) Apache
6 54 (1.74%) CMS
7 53 (1.71%) Documentum
8 39 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 37 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (0.93%) ArcGIS
11 28 (0.90%) JBoss
12 26 (0.84%) Apache Pig
13 25 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.52%) Apache Geronimo
15 16 (0.52%) IIS
15 16 (0.52%) WildFly
16 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 252 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.42%) SPSS
6 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
10 4 (0.13%) Windchill
11 2 (0.064%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.032%) CATIA
12 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 69 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.67%) Markit EDM
3 29 (0.93%) thinkFolio
4 27 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.87%) SAP MDG
5 26 (0.84%) SAP MM
6 24 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 23 (0.74%) SAP SD
8 22 (0.71%) SAP PLM
8 22 (0.71%) SAP VC
9 20 (0.64%) SAP MDM
10 18 (0.58%) FastStats
11 16 (0.52%) Eloqua
11 16 (0.52%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.52%) SAP FI
11 16 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
12 15 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
13 14 (0.45%) SAP CAR
13 14 (0.45%) SAP POS DM
13 14 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 183 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.77%) SaaS
4 48 (1.55%) GitHub
5 39 (1.26%) Office 365
6 37 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 29 (0.93%) Force.com
9 27 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
10 18 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 16 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (0.48%) PaaS
13 13 (0.42%) IaaS
14 12 (0.39%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.09%) DNS
2 28 (0.90%) HTTP
3 26 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.68%) DHCP
5 20 (0.64%) Firewall
6 17 (0.55%) SAN
6 17 (0.55%) Skype
6 17 (0.55%) SSL
7 16 (0.52%) Internet
8 15 (0.48%) Intranet
9 14 (0.45%) SMS
10 13 (0.42%) VPN
11 11 (0.35%) Wireless
12 10 (0.32%) FTP
12 10 (0.32%) SMTP
13 8 (0.26%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.26%) NAS
14 7 (0.23%) IPsec
14 7 (0.23%) LAN
14 7 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 523 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
3 345 (11.11%) Big Data
4 334 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 283 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 208 (6.70%) Relational Database
7 168 (5.41%) Hadoop
8 164 (5.28%) Power BI
9 162 (5.22%) NoSQL
10 148 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 134 (4.31%) Data Mining
12 126 (4.06%) QlikView
13 121 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
14 93 (2.99%) Oracle Database
15 76 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 75 (2.41%) MySQL
17 71 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 66 (2.12%) SAP Data Services
19 58 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
20 52 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 98 (3.16%) Selenium
3 71 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 52 (1.67%) JIRA
4 52 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 42 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.26%) ERwin
7 36 (1.16%) Maven
8 34 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 34 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 26 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (0.77%) JMeter
11 16 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 15 (0.48%) Subversion
13 12 (0.39%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.35%) Toad
15 9 (0.29%) Ant
15 9 (0.29%) RStudio
General
1 1084 (34.90%) Finance
2 467 (15.04%) Retail
3 399 (12.85%) Banking
4 277 (8.92%) Marketing
5 228 (7.34%) Legal
6 216 (6.95%) Retail Banking
7 202 (6.50%) Investment Banking
8 141 (4.54%) Manufacturing
9 134 (4.31%) Telecoms
10 99 (3.19%) Electronics
11 79 (2.54%) Front Office
12 78 (2.51%) Back Office
13 59 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 58 (1.87%) Publishing
15 38 (1.22%) German Language
16 36 (1.16%) Law
17 30 (0.97%) Advertising
18 26 (0.84%) Games
19 24 (0.77%) Financial Institution
20 23 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 710 (22.86%) Analyst
2 483 (15.55%) Developer
3 471 (15.16%) Architect
4 282 (9.08%) Data Analyst
5 281 (9.05%) Consultant
6 243 (7.82%) Data Architect
7 207 (6.66%) Business Analyst
7 207 (6.66%) Data Manager
8 128 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
9 117 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 113 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 109 (3.51%) Data Consultant
12 102 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 80 (2.58%) DBA
14 72 (2.32%) Java Developer
14 72 (2.32%) Technical Analyst
15 69 (2.22%) Administrator
16 68 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 68 (2.19%) SAP Consultant
17 64 (2.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (8.08%) Web Services
2 198 (6.37%) .NET
3 170 (5.47%) HTML
4 159 (5.12%) XML
5 143 (4.60%) SOAP
6 133 (4.28%) REST
7 91 (2.93%) CSS
8 88 (2.83%) J2EE
9 87 (2.80%) Middleware
10 75 (2.41%) JSON
11 72 (2.32%) ASP.NET
12 64 (2.06%) RESTful
13 62 (2.00%) Spring
14 61 (1.96%) .NET Framework
14 61 (1.96%) HTML5
15 55 (1.77%) AngularJS
16 42 (1.35%) jQuery
17 36 (1.16%) WCF
18 34 (1.09%) Kafka
19 31 (1.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 600 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (11.75%) Management Information System
3 284 (9.14%) Computer Science
4 206 (6.63%) Reference Data
5 134 (4.31%) Data Structures
6 78 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (2.35%) Life Science
8 72 (2.32%) Algorithms
9 61 (1.96%) User Experience
10 59 (1.90%) Fintech
11 54 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 53 (1.71%) Data Centre
13 40 (1.29%) Mainframe
13 40 (1.29%) Pricing Data
14 36 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.16%) NHS
14 36 (1.16%) Social Media
15 34 (1.09%) Clustering
16 27 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 26 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (5.28%) Linux
2 129 (4.15%) Windows
3 89 (2.87%) Unix
4 53 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 27 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.39%) Android
7 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.35%) Solaris
9 9 (0.29%) AIX
9 9 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.29%) VxWorks
10 8 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.16%) CentOS
12 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
2 737 (23.73%) Analytics
3 627 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 536 (17.26%) Master Data Management
5 499 (16.07%) ETL
6 497 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 447 (14.39%) Project Management
8 353 (11.37%) Data Governance
9 350 (11.27%) Data Analysis
10 312 (10.05%) CRM
11 293 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 287 (9.24%) Data Architecture
13 271 (8.73%) Business Analysis
14 262 (8.44%) Visualisation
15 257 (8.27%) Migration
16 249 (8.02%) Mentoring
17 245 (7.89%) Data Analytics
18 233 (7.50%) Asset Management
19 226 (7.28%) Data Integration
20 197 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1066 (34.32%) SQL
2 409 (13.17%) Java
3 279 (8.98%) Python
4 238 (7.66%) JavaScript
5 216 (6.95%) T-SQL
6 141 (4.54%) C#
7 117 (3.77%) R
8 75 (2.41%) C
9 73 (2.35%) C++
10 67 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 61 (1.96%) VBA
12 46 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 45 (1.45%) Scala
14 42 (1.35%) Perl
15 41 (1.32%) PHP
16 40 (1.29%) ABAP
16 40 (1.29%) Bash Shell
17 28 (0.90%) Apex Code
18 26 (0.84%) MATLAB
19 22 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 534 (17.19%) Degree
2 131 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (1.32%) CISSP
6 32 (1.03%) ISEB
7 31 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 30 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.93%) PMP
10 26 (0.84%) CISM
11 23 (0.74%) PhD
12 22 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
13 19 (0.61%) CCSA
14 17 (0.55%) MCSE
15 16 (0.52%) MCITP
15 16 (0.52%) MCSA
16 15 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 15 (0.48%) Postgraduate
17 9 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (20.64%) Data Quality
2 148 (4.76%) QA
3 105 (3.38%) GDPR
4 93 (2.99%) SLA
5 67 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
7 29 (0.93%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.64%) PMO
9 19 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 17 (0.55%) GCP
11 11 (0.35%) MiFID
12 9 (0.29%) COBIT
12 9 (0.29%) MISRA
12 9 (0.29%) MISRA C
13 6 (0.19%) HL7
14 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.16%) GxP
14 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 78 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.93%) HDFS
4 28 (0.90%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.58%) Docker
6 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.19%) Ceph
8 6 (0.19%) GPFS
8 6 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.13%) Firmware
10 4 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.13%) XenServer
11 3 (0.097%) vSphere
11 3 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 78 (2.51%) Puppet
2 31 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (1.00%) ZABBIX
3 29 (0.93%) Ansible
4 20 (0.64%) SCCM
5 18 (0.58%) Oozie
6 16 (0.52%) SCOM
7 13 (0.42%) Grafana
7 13 (0.42%) Nagios
8 12 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.26%) Kibana
12 7 (0.23%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.19%) Icinga
14 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.16%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 557 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 413 (13.30%) SAP
3 383 (12.33%) Oracle
4 221 (7.12%) Tableau
5 145 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
6 135 (4.35%) Informatica
7 98 (3.16%) IBM
8 93 (2.99%) Teradata
9 68 (2.19%) VMware
10 53 (1.71%) Pega
11 52 (1.67%) Talend
12 49 (1.58%) EMC
13 47 (1.51%) Cloudera
14 45 (1.45%) Alteryx
15 40 (1.29%) Google
15 40 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
16 39 (1.26%) Charles River
17 35 (1.13%) HP
18 34 (1.09%) Adobe
19 31 (1.00%) Citrix